Tag Archives: Maine

Saturday with Santa

I woke up Saturday morning, stretched and headed downstairs. Angelina beat me down and started barking like a crazy dog. So I rushed to the kitchen to find Santa standing there with his finger up his round, snowy white beard … Continue reading

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Retirement … Sweet Retirement

It’s been approximately 16 months since I stopped punching the time clock {actually, I haven’t punched a time clock since the early summer jobs of my youth, but I digress} and stepped into “retirement.” It has been quite an experience … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Praise

Saturday confession time. I’m a Five Minute Friday backslider, often falling out of my Friday writing routine and into a Saturday session. But, through the grace of God and the indulgence of my fellow Five Minute Friday contributors, I know … Continue reading

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Tears on Earth … Joy in Heaven

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die … — Ecclesiates 3:1-2a August 20. November 20. August 31. March 25, April 12, … Continue reading

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If We’re Honest

Just sharing some words from the pulpit in Maine this morning. May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. It’s Father’s Day, so Happy Father’s … Continue reading

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The Back Story

Heaven Shining Through continues to make its mark. In the past few days, I have heard the comments, “That was my story”, “I shared it with the kids {skipping over just one part} and it opened up some interesting conversations … Continue reading

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In Review

I’m finally getting my bearings after a whirlwind trip to upstate New York promoting my book Heaven Shining Through, and making presentations to the library here in Dover-Foxcroft, ME, and the five libraries in Seneca County, NY. And it was … Continue reading

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